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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Practice of management.
Author Drucker, Peter Ferdinand
Publisher Harper
Year Published 1954
OCLC Number 00230717
Additional Subjects Industrial management--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJEM  HD70.U5D7 1954 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 11/12/1993
EKBM  HD70.U5D7 1954 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/31/2011
Edition {1st ed.}
Collation 404 p. 22 cm.
Contents Notes
The role of management -- The jobs of management -- The challenge to management -- The Sears story -- What is a business? -- What is our business- and what should it be? -- The objectives of a business -- Today's decisions for tomorrow's results -- The principles of production -- The Ford story -- Management by objectives and self-control -- Managers must manage -- The spirit of an organization -- Chief executive and board -- Developing managers -- What kind of structure? -- Building the structure -- The small, the large, the growing business -- The IBM story -- Employing the whole man -- Is personnel management bankrupt? -- Human organization for peak performance -- Motivating to peak performance -- The economic dimension -- The supervisor -- The professional employee -- The manager and his work -- Making decisions -- The manager of tomorrow.